Call for ban on Tomato Importation uncalled

A chieftain of the Dangote Tomato Processing plant in Kano State recently appealed to the Federal Government to place a ban on the importation of tomato paste into Nigeria. The occasion was the flag-off of the distribution of tomato seedlings to 5,000 farmers under the Anchor Borrowers program of the Central Bank of Nigeria at Kagawa village in Kura Local Government Area.

He gave the reasons as the need for job creation and the need to boost local production of the commodity……

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